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"Discover Your Montana Moment" - Montana Launches New Warm Season Marketing Campaign:


For families in most neighboring states, Montana's unspoiled nature can be experienced over a long weekend on just a tank of gas. That's one of the reasons that the Montana Department of Commerce is targeting ...


'Tongue-in-cheek' Colorado ad thanks Utah for passing .05 DUI law:


..."We know you've always been a little 'quirky' when it comes to alcohol laws, but this is really out there." The note is signed, "Sincerely, Colorado." By Dennis Romboy@dennisromboy Full ...


Destination Montana: Governor's conference looks to capture more #MontanaMoments:


"What we're looking for are people who will provide a high degree of economic impact and are excited about Montana," TOM KUGLIN tom.kuglin@helenair.com Full Story: http://helenair.com/business/destination-montana-governor-s-conference-looks-to-capture-more-montanamoments/article_de2bc18b-f3dc-53d9-8d0a-b7c1447b9fda.html *** Governor ...


Two Butte entities recognized at state tourism conference:


Two Mining City entities are being recognized for their contributions to tourism and recreation advocacy in Montana. Representatives for Butte.Elevated -- a tourism campaign launched last spring by ...


Butte.Elevated wins Marketing Campaign of the Year at the Montana Tourism Awards.:


This goes out to the entire Butte community. Together we are changing the dialogue and making an impact. Congratulations! The Butte. Elevated. brand is about showcasing positive content, authentic ...


Ekalaka, Montana's 'Dino Shindig' wins "Event of the Year" at the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation :


The Dino Shindig http://cartercountymuseum.org/events/shindig-2-2/ , put on every summer since 2013 by the Carter County Museum in Ekalaka, was named "Event of the Year" Monday night during the Governor's ...


Governor Bullock Announces 2017 Montana Tourism Award Winners:


Governor Steve Bullock on Monday night joined attendees of the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation http://www.mtgovernorsconference.com/ to congratulate nominees and winners of the 2017 ...


Thank You To Our 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation Sponsors March 12-14 in Helena.:


The 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. During the conference, sponsors will have black and gold ribbons attached ...


Montana Small Business Development Centers Help Launch 73 New Companies:


Small businesses across the state are sharing their success stories as the Montana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network reflects on a productive year in which it helped to create or retain ...


Big Sky Economic Development Trust Fund - Training helps local Bozeman, Montana businesses to grow while staying productive:


Bringing more jobs to a growing Bozeman is about more than just money needed for salaries, but when asked what else local businesses needed to be successful, one answer stood out. "The answer came ...


National SBIR/STTR Conference, 5/15-17, Washington D.C.:


Save the Date! National SBIR/STTR Conference Where: Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center, Washington D.C. National Harbor When: May 15-17, 2017 http://www.nationalsbirconference.com As ...


Calling All Superheros - It's a Bird. It's a Plane. It's a Welcome Reception - 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation:


Comic books have captured America's imagination since the late 1930s. Today, events like the San Diego Comic-Con draw more than 150,000 fans to celebrate comics and other pop culture media by dressing ...


2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation - Arrive Early and Explore the Queen City of the Rockies - March 12-14 :


If you've explored Montana, then you've probably visited the Capital City before. But don't think you've already experienced everything there is to see and do here. Our friends at the Helena Tourism ...


Nominate a Partner (or Yourself!) For a Montana Tourism Award:


Nominations for the Montana Tourism Awards, to be presented Academy Awards-style at the Monday-night banquet of the 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation, are now open! The Montana Tourism ...


Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development Agenda Highlights: New & Updated Features:


The agenda for the 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation is now available at http://www.MTGovernorsConference.com! Expect a few additions before the conference opens March ...


2017 Governor's Conference On Tourism And Recreation, 3/12-14, Helena, Montana:


GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Registration for the 2017 Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation is now open! Join us in Helena March 12-14 at the Radisson Colonial Hotel ...


Shark Tank Live Pitch Business Plan Competition, 3/12-14, Helena, Montana :


For the first time, our annual Shark Tank competition will join forces with the Governor's Conference on Tourism and Recreation! Apply by February to pitch your business idea live with an audience ...


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The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology is accepting proposals for funding.:


Proposals are due March 1, 2017. The Request for Proposals can be found on the MBRCT website at http://businessresources.mt.gov/Portals/94/shared/MBRCT/docs/RequestforProposal.pdf. 1 Montana ...


Governor Bullock Announces Funding to Grow Businesses, Create 310 New Jobs across Montana:


Helena, MT - Governor Steve Bullock today announced $266,800 in grants to help businesses in six Montana communities, supporting the creation of 310 new jobs for hard-working Montanans and help ...


The Montana Department of Commerce Finance Assistance Bureau:


The Finance Assistance Bureau http://businessresources.mt.gov/Finance houses a variety of financing programs that provide businesses with grants and loans to help create good-paying jobs for Montanans. ...


Glacier Country Offers Workshops To Give Businesses The Tools To Better Cater To Chinese Tourists, 11/2, Kalispell :


Have you been been noticing an increase of travelers from the Pacific Rim? China is one of the key markets for Brand USA and the organization is projecting that China could become the largest source ...


Glacier Country Offers Workshops To Give Businesses The Tools To Better Cater To Chinese Tourists, 11/3, Missoula:


Have you been been noticing an increase of travelers from the Pacific Rim? China is one of the key markets for Brand USA and the organization is projecting that China could become the largest source ...


Governor Bullock Announces Investments in Montana Tourism Communities:


Funding will strengthen Montana's economy and tourism infrastructure Full Story: http://commerce.mt.gov/News/PressReleases/ArtMID/19685/ArticleID/5048/Governor-Bullock-Announces-Investments-in-Montana-Tourism-Communities The ...


Montana Small Business Development Centers Strengthen Economy, Create Jobs:


The clients of the Montana Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) http://sbdc.mt.gov/ are by definition "small," but, with the support of SBDC services, they're producing big economic impacts across ...


New Online Resources for Entrepreneurial Success in Montana:


Did you know the SBDC creates digital resources for your business to thrive? We have added new content to our website to grow your success. In addition to the guides below, check out our new training ...


Voices of Montana Tourism - Updated Business Education Roundtables Schedule:


Voices of Montana Tourism, along with the Montana Lodging & Hospitality Association and the Montana Restaurant Association will visit eight communities to lead panel discussions on the value of ...


Fly-Fishing in Missoula, Montana, Where a River Still Runs Through It:


"In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing." That's how Norman Maclean began "A River Runs Through It," his revered 1976 autobiographical novella about his life in Missoula, ...


Registration Open! Market Montana Symposium, Sept. 11-12 in Missoula:


Join us to explore marketing ideas and successes from around the state. Discuss with your peers how to leverage the essence of Montana to add value to your product, and share insights on Montana's brand ...


Montana Tourism Grant Program Opens for Fiscal Year 2017:


The Montana Main Street Program and the Community Technical Assistance Program (CTAP) are happy to forward along the following information about the Tourism Grant Program at the Montana Office of Tourism ...

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